• onsite loans of historical stock and reference library historical stock workplace
  • answering queries
  • the acceptance of application forms and registration of single visits in the research study room is supervised by staff in the general study room
  • historical stock items may not be ordered via the electronic catalogue

Historical stock section

This section deals with the processing, preservation and accessibility of stock that consists of almost 20 000 volumes, including over 600 manuscripts, 356 first editions and approximately 15 000 old editions. Apart from the above-mentioned stock, it also administers part of the Bohemia stock published up till 1860 a European printed matter until 1840, graphics and the Pilsnensia section. Stock administered by this section and its reference library may be borrowed onsite only in the research study room. Guided tours are organised and any queries answered on request.

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